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I found the book ‘Cubism’ by¬†Guillaume¬†Apollinaire in the University Center Library. It is accessible online as well if you login to your New School account. 240 more words


En voyant des drapeaux ce matin je ne me suis pas dit

Into the early twentieth century today, with a poem in French by Guillaume Apollinaire, seen at the time as a modernist poet, part of the ferment of one hundred years ago which saw the emergence of Picasso, electricity, automobiles, powered flight, and experimentation in many domains. 794 more words

Quote of the day: Guillaume Apollinaire

And how I love O season how I love your rumbling
The falling fruits that no one gathers
The wind the forest that are tumbling
All their tears in autumn leaf by leaf
                      The leaves
                      You press
                      A crowd
                      That flows
                      The life
                      That goes…
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And they flew ~

“Come to the edge.” “We can’t. We’re afraid.” “Come to the edge.” “We can’t. We will fall!” “Come to the edge.” And they came. And he pushed them. 27 more words



Guillaume Apollinaire, “Pure Painting” (1913)

Artists are above all men who want to become inhuman. 11 more words

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Wretched Richard's Almanac: Poets Gone Wild -- Again

September 7, 1911

Guillaume Apollinaire was an important (at least in France) poet and critic of the early 20th century. He was a fan of modern art and is credited with coining the word surrealism. 442 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Quote of the day: Guillaume Apollinaire

Without poets, without artists… everything would fall apart into chaos. There would be no more seasons, no more civilizations, no more thought, no more humanity, no more life even; and impotent darkness would reign forever.

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